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img:Practical advices about ND filters PART IV
Oct 18, 2016

Practical advices about ND filters PART IV

• Typical situations• Videography• Exposure control• Shooting of the Sun• Choosing the ND filter• Conclusions Videography Exposure control If you are shooting video, for example, with a frame rate of 25 fps, it is recommended to set camera shutter speed to the inverse number of about 1/25 sec. But in sunny weather is almost impossible to fulfill this condition and you...

img:Practical advices about ND filters PART III
Oct 17, 2016

Practical advices about ND filters PART III

• Typical situations• Time-lapse• Strong light flux• Smooth dynamics• Blurred motion• Shooting of the Sun Time-lapsePractical advices about ND filters PART III ND filters are often used in time-lapse, so lets consider the typical situations. Strong light flux  In fact, the situation is quite similar to classic photography. Time-lapse is a video made of a large nu...

img:Practical advices about ND filters PART I
Oct 15, 2016

Practical advices about ND filters PART I

• How it works?• Types and varieties of ND filters.• Difference by density.• Difference by construction.• Typical situations. If you are passionate about photography and not afraid to experiment, this article is for you! You probably already use UV or polarizing filters. UV filters protect your lens from physical damage, as well as from UV light, which can negatively affec...

img:Practical advices about ND filters PART II
Oct 15, 2016

Practical advices about ND filters PART II

PART II Typical situations Photography Strong light flux Accent on the subject of shooting Landscapes and cityscapes Shooting of architecture Blurred motion Lightnings Shooting of the Sun PhotographyNow let’s discuss typical situations in photography where ND filters are in need. Strong light fluxWe have already considered exactly the same situation in the example in PART I. ND is necessary ...

img:Review of Kenko Mirror Lens 400mm F8
Aug 30, 2015

Review of Kenko Mirror Lens 400mm F8

By Marina Stepanenko, Vido http://vido.com.ua/article/6667/obzor-zierkal-no-linzovogho-obiektiva-kenko-400mm-f8/ This kind of lenses has its origin in astronomic telescopes and in 1970-th was very popular due to its compact construction and low price. This time as a object of review we take modern representative of catadioptric (or mirror) system lens - Kenko Mirror Lens 400mm F8. Lets take a clo...

img:Some notes about cross screen filters
Aug 30, 2015

Some notes about cross screen filters

From Joe Ipsilanti and "Pro Photo" Among variety of filters cross screen effect filters or star filters are often staying behind the screen. But in fact these kind of filters are very unique and have power to completelychange your image. So, what are these cross screen filters for? Looking through photos you might notice lights that are creating a cross of 4 or 6 rays around some points of light ...

img:About neutral filters
Aug 30, 2015

About neutral filters

Von Denis und "ProPhoto" http://review.lospopadosos.com/nd-filter Neutral filters may be called dimming filters or ND filter (Neutral Density). If you are long shutter speed photographer, you can use neutral filter not only at night, but also during the day time. Dimming filter does what exactly the name means - dimming, in other words reducing the volume of light, that comes through the lens. Th...

img:Review of Kenko Mirror Lens 400mm F8 from PRO PHOTO
Aug 18, 2015

Review of Kenko Mirror Lens 400mm F8 from PRO PHOTO

From “Pro Photo" http://review.lospopadosos.com/kenko-400   This unique lens will surprise you firstly by tiny size and light weight. The secret is in its optical construction. Kenko Mirror lens 400mm F8 is designed according to mirror-lens or catadioptric system, developed by famous soviet physician Dmitriy Maksutov. The same optical structure is...

img:Shooting Japanese plum blossoms in macro.
Feb 28, 2015

Shooting Japanese plum blossoms in macro.

Tokyo, Koraku park.  In february in Japan spring is associated with blossom of plum trees that come in many varieties. After that in the second half of March starts cherry blossom season known as "Sakura". I could not neglect this beautiful event of the nature and went to Koraku park in Tokyo to hunt young plum flowers with macro conversion lenses for smartphone. I prepared Kenko macro and wi...

img:Spotting with Kenko MIL TOL 400mm F6.7 ED
Feb 26, 2015

Spotting with Kenko MIL TOL 400mm F6.7 ED

A story of one user's experiense with Kenko MIL TOL 400mm F6.7 ED. Aiplanes spotting at Sheremetyevo airport (Moscow, Russia). Recommended to all who are keen on aircrafts and tele photography.  Continue reading:http://ipsilanti.blogspot.ru/2015/02/spotting.html ...